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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr.
The Story Of Ruby Bridges
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
Mapping Penny's World
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Henry's Freedom Box
Number the Stars
Oh, Freedom!
The Scrambled States of America (Books for Young Readers)
The Diary of a Young Girl
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
Baseball Saved Us
Duck for President
Through My Eyes
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck1491 by Charles C. MannThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanCollapse by Jared Diamond
Suggested Books for Human Geography
65 books — 24 voters
The Jupiter Chronicles by Leonardo RamirezCulloo by Murielle CyrMy First Travel Book by Anna OthitisGrapes Of Math by Greg TangZero the Hero by Joan Holub
Educational Children's Fiction Books
71 books — 67 voters

Cave of Journeys by Penny RossPenengro by Hilda van StockumBecause of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloThe Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Children's Books on Community
4 books — 3 voters


Beth Fantaskey
As you know, I have always been curious about our immortality... how it feels to live on and on through time....I need speculate no longer, I have sampled eternity in Miss Campbell's fifth period "social studies" class. Three days on the concept of "manifest destiny," Vasile. THREE DAYS. I yearned to stand up, rip her lecture notes from her pallid hands, and scream, 'Yes, America expanded westward! Is that not logical, given that Europeans settled on the Eastern shore? What else were they to do?...more
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